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Top 30 Retail Trends in August

From Retailer Drive-In Theaters to Next-Day Grocery Deliveries

— July 31, 2020 — Business
These August 2020 retail trends range from retailer drive-in theaters to local next-day grocery deliveries.

Standout's include Walmart's recent partnership with Tribeca that will "convert 160 store parking lots into drive-in movie theaters." The decision to convert parking areas into outdoor entertainment spaces speaks to a growing consumer demand for safe social distancing activities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic -- especially those that cater to the entire family and various age groups.

Voilà by Sobeys is another notable example and is the Canadian retailer's new grocery delivery service. Offering next-day. accessible deliveries across Toronto and the GTA, the service aims to set itself apart from competitors with real-time updates on item availability and stock along with temperature-controlled trucks that ensure the highest level of food freshness possible.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Nourishing Hair Moisturizing Masks
Nourishing Hair Moisturizing Masks
Omiaje's Deep-Conditioning Product is Offered Through BLK + GRN
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29
Complimentary Sandwich App Promotions
Complimentary Sandwich App Promotions
Wendy's is Offering a Free Sandwich with Mobile Orders
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28
Curbside Pickup Retail Trials
Curbside Pickup Retail Trials
Under Armour Will Trial a Curbside Pickup Feature When It Opens
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27
Pandemic-Prompted Financial Initiatives
Pandemic-Prompted Financial Initiatives
Mastercard Helps Customers Find Local Stores Amid COVID-19
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26
Heritage-Accenting Streetwear Shops
Heritage-Accenting Streetwear Shops
The Noah Store in Osaka Commemorates the Space's Origin
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25
Restaurant Brand Meat Menus
Restaurant Brand Meat Menus
TGI Fridays Just Launched a New Butcher Shop Concept Selling Meats
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24
Online Grocery Pickup Services
Online Grocery Pickup Services
Target Will Bring New Pickup Options to Hundreds of U.S. Stores
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23
Contactless Car-Buying Experiences
Contactless Car-Buying Experiences
360 AUTO Empowers Dealerships & Supports Prospective Buyers
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22
Oat Milk Menu Expansion
Oat Milk Menu Expansion
Starbucks Canada Expands Plant-Based Options with Launch of Oat Beverage
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21
Nationwide Curbside Retail Services
Nationwide Curbside Retail Services
Sam's Club is Launching Curbside Pickup Across All U.S. Stores
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20
Updated Point-of-Sale Systems
Updated Point-of-Sale Systems
Shopify Added a Curbside Pickup Option to Help Merchants Sell
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19
Curbside Pickup Web Applications
Curbside Pickup Web Applications
The Kibo Cloud Commerce Company Can Help Launch Curbside Pickup
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18
Order-Ahead Convenience Stores
Order-Ahead Convenience Stores
7-Eleven Now Lets Shoppers Order & Pay Ahead of Time via 7NOW
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17
Holiday-Rush Curbside Pickups
Holiday-Rush Curbside Pickups
Macy's Will Use Curbside Pickup Capabilities for the Holiday Traffic
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16
Retail-Converted Drive-In Theaters
Retail-Converted Drive-In Theaters
Walmart Transitioning Parking Lots into Drive-In Theaters
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15
Curated E-Commerce Campaigns
Curated E-Commerce Campaigns
eBay Canada Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary with Canadian Tastemakers
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14
Social Storefront Platforms
Social Storefront Platforms
sellit by PLANOLY Helps Small Businesses Sell Via Social Media
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13
Local Next-Day Grocery Deliveries
Local Next-Day Grocery Deliveries
Voilà by Sobeys Aims to Make Food Deliveries More Accessible
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12
New Normal Retail Software
New Normal Retail Software
SPLICE Software Created a Service for Retailers to Adjust Operations
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11
Parking Lot Cinemas
Parking Lot Cinemas
CF Markville is Converting Its Parking Lot into a Drive-In Movie Theater
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10
AR Beauty Mirrors
AR Beauty Mirrors
Amorepacific’s In-Store Mirror Limits Consumer Interaction with Staff
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9
Automated Checkout Apps
Automated Checkout Apps
Showfields' Contactless App Supports Shopping During the Pandemic
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8
Versatile Stylish Cycling Kits
Versatile Stylish Cycling Kits
Machines for Freedom Feature Women's Cycling Kits for All Occasions
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7
Retailer Street Art Exhibits
Retailer Street Art Exhibits
The Banksy Collection Will be a Permanent Intallation at Tokyo Smoke
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6
Korean Beauty Brand Expansion
Korean Beauty Brand Expansion
Innisfree Canada is Opening on July 31 at Markville Shopping Centre
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5
Shoppable Content Experiences
Shoppable Content Experiences
Verishop's Experience Fuses AI, Entertainment & Online Shopping
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4
Pop-Up Shipping Stores
Pop-Up Shipping Stores
The Mobile DHL Service Point is Unique in the Shipping Industry
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3
Digital Fashion Showrooms
Digital Fashion Showrooms
Diesel’s Hyperoom Introduces a New Fashion Buying Experience
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2
Smart Shopping Carts
Smart Shopping Carts
The Amazon Dash Cart Knows What Shoppers Purchase
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1
Next-Gen Virtual Fashion Shops
Next-Gen Virtual Fashion Shops
The Yeezy Supply Site Offers a New Vision for Online Shopping
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